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The Correspondence of James Boswell with James Bruce and Andrew Gibb: Overseers of the Auchinleck Estate (Yale Editions of the Private Papers of James Boswell)

Boswell, James; Bruce, James; Strawhorn, John

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ISBN 10: 0748606246 / ISBN 13: 9780748606245
Published by U.S.A.: Edinburgh University Press, 1998
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Title: The Correspondence of James Boswell with ...

Publisher: U.S.A.: Edinburgh University Press

Publication Date: 1998

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:New

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This collection brings together many of James Boswell's weekly letters to and from James Bruce and Andrew Gibb, the overseers of his Ayrshire estate. Dealing with the day-to-day issues of estate, rents, milking, hedge-cutting and bottle-washing, as well as more general comments on Boswell's bugeoning career, these letters reveal his closely-maintained links with his birthplace, despite his long absences from it.

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Nellie Pottle Hankins (1904–1988) held numerous teaching appointments during her life. John Strawhorn (1922 –1997) was author and editor of many books and articles on Ayrshire.

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